HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS)


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Guy Ryder, the ILO Director-General & Jan Beagle the Deputy Executive Director of UNAIDS on the occasion of the World AIDS Day at the ILO.
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  1. Publication

    Respecting human rights in the implementation of the VCT initiative: operational guidelines

    02 March 2015,

    This publication provides guidance on the protection of human rights in the implemention of the VCT@Work initiative — Voluntary Confidential Counselling and Testing initiative for workers. The guidelines have been developed by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO), in consultation with the Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV and AIDS Workplace Policy/Programmes and Private Sector Engagement.

  2. News

    Over 300 Leaders join the ILO's "Getting to Zero at Work" campaign

    26 February 2015,

    The ILO is part of the global movement of solidarity to end discrimination associated with HIV and AIDS. The ILO Diector-General has provided his message in support of the Zero Discrimination Day to be celebrated around the world on 1 March, reiterating the ILO's contribution through the "Getting to Zero at Work" campaign.

  3. News

    Ms Surekha Alles joins the ILO's Getting to Zero at Work Campaign

    25 February 2015,

    Ms Surekha Alles, CEO of Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd. in Sri Lanka, feels exclusion of HIV in insurance makes no sense now. She shares the example of her company that now includes HIV and AIDS in its medical insurance policies.

  4. News

    Over 1.2 million workers tested for HIV under the ILO's VCT@Work initiative

    19 February 2015,

    As a result of the ILO’s ongoing VCT@Work initiative, as of the end of December 2014, over 1.2 million workers (58% male, 40% female and 2% other) have voluntarily undergone HIV testing.

  5. News

    Mr. Chandra Schaffter joins the ILO's Getting to Zero at Work Campaign

    17 February 2015,

    Mr. Chandra Schaffter, Deputy Chairman of Janashakthi Insurance, Sri Lanka shares his company's example of covering HIV and encourages all insurance companies to do the same.